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Trick-or-Treating is Thursday 10/31 from 6pm - 8pm

Published: 09/17/2019 3:37 PM - General Announcements

As authorized by City of Manchester Code of Ordinances / Title III: Administration, Chapter 31.15 –

Police Chief Capano has designated Manchester’s Halloween trick-or-treating to be on

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM.

Road Closures Downtown - 1/2 Way to Saint Patrick's Day Road Race this Sunday, September 15 2...

Published: 09/15/2019 7:00 AM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

Road Race will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019 as part of the Wild Rover's Celtic Festival. It is anticipated that this year's race will have over 1500 participants, which will have an impact on traffic. The race will begin at 10:15 AM on Elm St in the area of Lowell St and travel north to Tre...

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Public Notice to Voters

Published: 09/13/2019 3:05 PM - City Clerk Announcements

Pursuant to RSA 659:49 I & II, the Moderator in Wards 1-12 will receive the absentee ballots for processing for the Municipal Primary Election at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

Road Closures Downtown - 1/2 Way to Saint Patrick's Day Road Race this Sunday, September 15 2...

Published: 09/13/2019 1:00 PM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

Road Race will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019 as part of the Wild Rover's Celtic Festival. It is anticipated that this year's race will have over 1500 participants, which will have an impact on traffic. The race will begin at 10:15 AM on Elm St in the area of Lowell St and travel north to Tre...

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Jack's Abby Social Tennis League

Published: 09/11/2019 - Parks & Recreation Announcements

We are collaborating with USTA New England again, but this time for the Jack's Abby Social Tennis League. We are starting the league in the spring, but are hosting 3 drop in events this fall. The league is for young adults ages 21-40.

The drop in dates are
9/15 10 AM -12 PM
9/22 10 AM- 12 PM
10/12 10 AM - 12 PM

All events are held at the Manchester West High School Tennis Courts.

If you have any questions contact socialtennis@newengland.usta.com or ebukowski@manchesternh.gov

FREE Nursing Home, Medicaid, and Elder Law Workshop. Thursdays October 10th and 17th at 1:00 PM

Published: 9/10/2019 - Senior Services

At this FREE  legal seminar, Elder Law Attorney Edward "Ted" Beasley will discuss how to protect your house and lifetime savings from a prolonged nursing home stay, how to avoid probate, plus strategies for passing assets safely and efficiently. Attorney Beasley, former chairman of the American Bar Association's Elder Law Committee, presents this  lively and engaging seminar in everyday language, and there will be plenty of time for questions. Please call 1-800-370-5010 to register for this FREE program. Sponsored by Beasley and Ferber, PA.

Non-Partisan Municipal Primary Election Results

Published: 09/09/2019 12:00 PM - City Clerk Announcements

Please be advised that the unofficial results of the Manchester Municipal Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 may be obtained in the City Clerk's Office on election night as soon as they are available.

Trash Collection delayed 24 hours due to Labor Day Holiday

Published: 09/03/2019 11:14 AM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

Trash, recycling and yard waste collection will be delayed 24 hours due to the Labor Day Holiday.  Residents whose normal collection day is Monday should place their items for pickup on Tuesday (today).  Those whose normal day is Tuesday should place their items out on Wednesday, etc.

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Manchester Parks and Recreation September Newsletter

Published: 09/03/2019 - Parks & Recreation Announcements

September is here already?    Change is always associated with the start of fall  and in MPRC, that means summer programs are ending and construction projects are being completed.  See what we’ve done and what is ahead for the Division in the latest edition of our newsletter.

September Newsletter 

Tennis Anyone….pilot program coming up for ages 21-40.  See the separate attachment and read more in the newsletter.

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Enjoy!

TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Elm St. closed today, Aug. 31st from 6 AM to 6 PM for Cruising' Downto...

Published: 08/31/2019 6:00 AM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

The Manchester Rotary will be hosting the Cruising Downtown event on Elm St. today, August 31st from 6 AM to 6 PM. Elm St will be closed from Lake Ave to Bridge St to accommodate this event.  Alternative routes north and south through the downtown area are available on Canal St, Chestnut St, Pine...

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Trash Cart Deadline Extended!

Published: 08/30/2019 4:00 PM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

The deadline for owners/tenants of single and two-family homes to receive free home delivery of trash carts has been extended by two weeks.  Trash carts ordered by September 13 will be delivered at no charge.  These containers continue to be sold at a 50% discount to eligible customers.  Visit www.m...

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Manchester City Library News - Fall 2019

Published: 08/30/2019 10:59 AM - MCL Notes

Check out the latest issue of MCL Notes for updates from the Manchester City Library and West Manchester Branch Library! Inside you will find information about programs, events, and news items for the Manchester libraries over the next several months.  See you at the library!

TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Elm St. closed on Aug. 31st from 6 AM to 6 PM for Cruising' Downtown e...

Published: 08/29/2019 4:00 PM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

The Manchester Rotary will be hosting the Cruising Downtown event on Elm St on August 31st from 6 AM to 6 PM and Elm St will be closed from Lake Ave to Bridge St to accommodate this event.  Alternative routes north and south through the downtown area are available on Canal St, Chestnut St, Pine S...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 No Extended Office Hours

Published: 08/28/2019 9:00 AM - City Clerk Announcements

The Office of the City Clerk will be open on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 5 PM until 8 PM for election related business only.  Extended hours will resume on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  Please contact our office with any questions at 624-6455. 

NH DHHS Identifies Season’s First Positive Test for West Nile Virus in Mosquito Batch in Manchester

Published: 08/27/2019 4:40 PM - Health Indicators

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has identified the first batch of mosquitoes in 2019 to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The batch was collected in the city of Manchester on August 21, 2019. DHHS is working with the City of Manchester Health Department to notify Manchester residents and those in the surrounding towns of the positive WNV test.

The Manchester Health Department continues its proactive surveillance program, which provides important and timely data that helps determine the risk level of mosquito-borne illness and the appropriate steps to protect the public’s health.

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DPW to close Auburn St from Pine to Union on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 for paving work.

Published: 08/23/2019 3:15 PM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

The Department of Public Works will be closing Auburn Street from Union Street to Pine Stret on Tuesday, August 27th for reclaim work.  Detours will be in place.  Motorists are advised to seek alternate route to avoid delays.

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Night Pavement Painting Next Week

Published: 08/23/2019 10:14 AM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

Thermoplastic Pavement Markings   Hi-Way Safety Systems will begin night painting ‘school’ and ‘bike lane’ markings citywide beginning at 9:00 pm on Sunday, August 25, 2019 through 5:00 am on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.    Contact Kristen Clarke at the Department of Public Works, 603-624-6444 wi...

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures in the area of Derryfield Park for the Wine Run 4 Miler race 8/22

Published: 08/22/2019 12:00 PM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

The Wine Run 4 Miler will take place Auguest 22nd from 6:20PM to 7:45PM. The race starts at Derryfield Park and runs Counter-clockwise around the park utilizing the “triangle’ portion of Circular Dr/Reservoir Ave, continue on Reservoir Ave to Belmont St, north in Belmont St to Myrtle St, west on Myr...

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Art Contest!

Published: 08/22/2019 8:45 AM - Planning & Community Development Announcements

Is there an artist in you?  If so, bring out that artistic side... and share with us what you like about Manchester!  Everyone is invited to participate and win great prizes.

Two ways you can participate:

  • Take a PHOTO… of your favorite building, park or space in Manchester (see below for size specifications)
  • DRAW or PAINT... a picture of your vision for a future Manchester (see below for size specifications)

*ONLY one entry per person per category.

The WINNERS will be decided by YOU!  All entries will be displayed in the Planapalooza Studio space at the Double Tree by Hilton Downtown (700 Elm Street) from September 12 to September 17.  Voting will open September 12, 2019 in-person at the Planapalooza Studio and on PlanManchester.com.  Winners will be announced on September 17, 2019 during the Planapalooza Closing Event.

Visit https://planmanchester.com/art-contest for submission and more information. 

DEADLINE for submissions is September 11th

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures in the area of Derryfield Park for the Wine Run 4 Miler race 8/22

Published: 08/21/2019 1:00 PM - General Announcements

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

The Wine Run 4 Miler will take place Auguest 22nd from 6:20PM to 7:45PM. The race starts at Derryfield Park and runs Counter-clockwise around the park utilizing the “triangle’ portion of Circular Dr/Reservoir Ave, continue on Reservoir Ave to Belmont St, north in Belmont St to Myrtle St, west on Myr...

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City of Manchester Announces Winners in 14th Annual Employee & Family Art Show

Published: 08/19/2019 6:44 PM - Mayor's Press Room Announcements

MANCHESTER, NH – Today, Mayor Joyce Craig Mayor Joyce and the City of Manchester recognized the winners in the 14th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, “Art on the Wall at City Hall.” Mayor Craig and members of the Manchester Arts Commission, including Chairman Ed Doyle were on hand to present awards to all the winners.

“I want to congratulate everyone who participated in ‘Art on the Wall at City Hall’ this year,” said Mayor Joyce Craig. “We received 120 submissions from everyone from teachers to City employees and their family members. This event showcased the immense artistic talent across our city, and I want to thank everyone, especially the Manchester Arts Commission and Chairman Ed Doyle for making this all possible.”

All award recipients were chosen by an independent panel of judges.

The exhibition, which began on August 5th, will run until Friday, September 27th. The public is invited to view the show during the hours City Hall is open to the public (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

The award winners are as follows:

People’s Choice – “Mystical Forest” by Ana Liz Bourassa
Mayor’s Choice – “Lady Liberty” by Lyla Roy
Best of Show – “Morning Light, Boston Common” by Sharon Price

Adult Amateur
First Place – “Hampton Sunrise” by Cynthia King
Second Place – “Sunrise in Lubec” by Margaret Harrington
Third Place – "Snowy Owl” by Kathy Walton
Honorable Mention – “View at Dorrs Pond” by Claudette Laroche

Adult Intermediate
First Place – “Three Ponds” by Thomas Jennings
Second Place – “Jade” by Sara Gates
Third Place Tie– “Keep on Truckin’” by Paula Wakefield
Honorable Mentions – “Self Portrait” by Arthur Anderson and “Nova” by Amara VanBurg

Adult Professional
First Place – “Noveau” by Brett Parenteau
Second Place – “2 Girls on the Bus” by Megan Crockett
Third Place – “Pinkham Notch Stream” by Jane Tentas
Honorable Mention – “Waiting” by Sharon Price

Teen 13-18
First Place – “Rising UP” by Elizabeth Field
Second Place – “Mystical Forest” by Ana Liz Bourassa
Third Place – “Augmented” by Ruby Amorim
Honorable Mention – “Contoocook Covered Bridge” by Julia Baer

Youth 12 & Under
First Place – “Koi Pond” by Pascal Dionne
Second Place – “Foxes in the Leaves” by Triniti DeSantis
Third Place – “Bentley” by Addison Bethke
Honorable Mentions – “Narwhal” by Peter Hutchins and “Cosmic Galaxy” by Elliot Robinson


 

Save the Date - Manchester Planapalooza™ September 12-17, 2019

Published: 08/16/2019 11:05 AM - Planning & Community Development Announcements

Planapalooza™ September 12-17, 2019

The Manchester Master Plan is being updated.  The next public engagement opportunity will be Planapalooza, taking place from Thursday, September 12th to Tuesday, September 17th. You may view and download a printable schedule with meeting locations, dates and times.

A Planapalooza™ is an intense, participatory design, and public input process where you are invited to work directly with your neighbors, fellow business owners and a multidisciplinary consulting team. The entire process is open to the public. So please join us as we work together to prepare a Master Plan that will protect and enhance Manchester and set a clear vision for the future.

 

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Found in Manchester Mosquito Batches

Published: 08/15/2019 9:11 AM - Health Indicators

The Manchester Health Department announced today that 2 batches of mosquitoes, both collected in Manchester on August 7, have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). These are the first EEE positive mosquito batches identified in Manchester this year. One batch tested positive for EEE last year. This raises the Arboviral Disease Risk level to “Moderate”.

There have been no EEE infections identified yet this season in humans or animals. EEE positive mosquito batches have been detected in Pelham, which were collected on August 1.

According to Anna Thomas, MPH, Manchester’s Public Health Director, “As with every year, there is a possibility that we might detect mosquito borne illnesses. And as such, everyone should be vigilant in eliminating mosquito breeding areas and taking personal precautions including the use of an effective insect repellent, to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes.”

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Your Voice Matters! Host an “On the Table” Discussion in Your Community

Published: 08/14/2019 10:16 AM - Planning & Community Development Announcements

In Manchester, we know big ideas can spring from small conversations and people invest in what they help create. When we come together as a community to listen to and learn from each other, we have the power to impact both neighborhoods and lives.

During this one-month opportunity, we invite you and your families, neighbors, colleagues, and friends — old and new — to pull up a chair, gather around a table, and discuss the ways in which we — as individuals and as a collective — can improve the quality of life and economic vitality in Manchester.  

A host commits to hosting a conversation between August 12th and September 13th over breakfast, lunch, dinner, a coffee break, or any time in between. The invitation list is up to you— and the conversation can be hosted anywhere.

Before the conversation, make sure to visit planmanchester.com/on-the-table to submit a Host Form and download the Host Toolkit with everything you need, including a conversation guide and suggested conversation prompts.

Everyone is welcome to serve as a host!

 

Upcoming Voter Registration Events

Published: 07/03/2019 - City Clerk Announcements

The Office of the City Clerk continues our commitment to making your election experience as pleasant as possible. In an effort to minimize waiting in long lines on Election Day, we will be conducting yet another series of Voter Registration Drives prior to the Municipal Primary Election on September 17, 2019.   Register to vote now so you don't wait in line on election day!  You can find us at the following community events in Manchester:

For more information on voter registration, check out our "How to Register" page, email us at cityclerk@manchesternh.gov or call us at (603) 624-6455.

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